BrowseSmart Description

ScreenshotBrowseSmart is a potentially unwanted program/browser add-on produced by SuperWeb LLC. Authors of BrowseSmart declare that it can make the computer user's web browsing more efficient by permitting a variety of website searching, for instance, search results from numerous sources in one place, showing website trust ratings and delivering coupons and offers while shopping online. Although such capability many occur genuine, the BrowseSmart plug-in can be considered to be a potentially unwanted program or adware. BrowseSmart installs on the computer user's web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox without his authorization and knowledge, may create and display a variety of annoying pop-up adverts and trace the PC user's web browsing. PC users may inaccurately download BrowseSmart together with suspicious free software downloads. When installed, the BrowseSmart browser extension may trace the PC user's surfing activity by recording IP address, unique identifier number, OS, browser information, websites visited and viewed, search requests entered and other data. BrowseSmart may result in privacy issues and identity theft.

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Technical Information

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File System Details

BrowseSmart creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\BrowseSmart\updateBrowseSmart.exe 66,848 18379a354fc1bdb62e9b51d0dbede13c 5,975
2 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\chrome-extension_ippenodjaoidmkkfdlmdhofiebnpjddb_0 96
3 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\BrowseSmart 95
4 %PROGRAMFILES%\BrowseSmart 94
5 %TEMP%\is701137889\483147_STP\BROWSESMARTSETUP.EXE 231,760 7ff68671e144014fe7af2670510d9ca4 34
6 %PROGRAMFILES%\BrowseSmart\BrowseSmartbho.dll 249,632 2674a386e2582045e76b184139ae39cc 13
7 %PROGRAMFILES%\BrowseSmart\BrowseSmartuninstall.exe 240,917 2a09acb6b01fd4f8fa8b41adea0faec7 7
8 chrome-extension_ippenodjaoidmkkfdlmdhofiebnpjddb_0.localstorage-journal 4
9 chrome-extension_ippenodjaoidmkkfdlmdhofiebnpjddb_0.localstorage 3
10 %PROGRAMFILES%\BrowseSmart\bin\utilBrowseSmart.exe 63,028 2ad33eaa60e83d96f446ede8818dc869 2
11 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\ippenodjaoidmkkfdlmdhofiebnpjddb 1
12 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\ippenodjaoidmkkfdlmdhofiebnpjddb N/A

Registry Details

BrowseSmart creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{ffbb88a9-c663-4b9b-9170-70fa0a5a2786}
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update BrowseSmart
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update BrowseSmart
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update BrowseSmart
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}

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